Precision Ag Bytes 5/1

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  • Register now for the Soil Health Institute’s 4th Annual Meeting scheduled for July 16-18 in Sacramento, California.
  • The Conservation Technology Information Center welcomes its new Executive Director, Mike Komp.
  • Ceres Imaging announced an expanded platform partnership agreement with The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, to further integrate the Ceres aerial imaging solution with the Climate FieldView™ platform, the industry’s leading digital agriculture platform.
  • Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy announced a new Innovation for Nature collaboration to promote soil health, resource efficiency and habitat protection in major agricultural regions worldwide.
  • The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the International Food Information Council Foundation have launched an updated version of “Bringing Biotechnology to Life.” This free educational resource for educators follows the principles of project-based learning to teach about plant biotechnology and its role in food production through eight sequential lessons and a culminating research and public presentation module.
  • PlantResponse™ Biotech, Inc. announces the recent hiring of Dr. Patrick Doyle to its growing North American team. Doyle will lead as the Product Development Director and will work from the PlantResponse Biotech U.S. headquarters in Research Triangle Park.
  • FMC has issued a 2(ee) label for tar spot control in corn (field, seed and popcorn) for its new Lucento™ fungicide. Per the 2(ee) label, Lucento fungicide can be applied at the onset of the disease up through the R4 growth stage with a maximum of two applications per year.
  • PrecisionHawk, Inc. announced PrecisionAnalytics Agriculture, an aerial mapping, modeling, and agronomy platform purpose-built for precision agriculture.